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On: 26 Aug 2019 To: 02 Oct 2019


Cultivars to be discussed

  1. Strawberry

  2. Raspberries

  3. Blackberries

  4. Blueberries

The programme will cover the following topics:

SECTION 1, Greenhouses:  Medium and High-Tech structures (glass and plastic), Irrigation and heating systems, artificial lighting, plant support systems

SECTION 2, Plant Growth:  Growth stages, densities, heating and humidity strategies, Irrigation, plant maintenance and labour techniques, production

SECTION 3, Substrates:  Benefits of coco or rockwool for each cultivar

SECTION 4, Plant Health: Fertilizer requirements, Pollination, IPM.

SECTION 5, Sourcing plant Material: International and local


This will be an intensive workshop running from 9.00am to 12.30pm.  This is a very rare opportunity to learn about high-tech berry production from one of New Zealand’s most experienced berry experts.  Morning tea will be provided.

If you are interested in registering for this educational opportunity please email stefan@grower2grower.co.nz for more details.  The cost to register is only $ 57.50 per person including GST.  Numbers are restricted so please don’t wait or you may miss out.  Growers and their staff, Industry suppliers and students are welcome to register for this event.

Date of Workshop: Wednesday the 2nd of October 

Time: 9.00 am to 12.30 pm

Location: Pukekohe Indian Community Centre, 59 Ward St, Pukekohe 2120

A huge thankyou to the Horticentre Trust for supporting this educational event